A U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force and the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Warrant Service Unit last Monday, May 2, 2016 arrested 20-year-old Marshon Ardoin of Dixon in connection to a Bay Point homicide.
On April 14, 2016, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of an injured person on the ground in the area of Driftwood Drive and Port Chicago Highway in Bay Point. Deputies found 28-year-old David Mallard of Richmond unresponsive and began CPR. Mallard was pronounced deceased by the Fire Department. It was later discovered that Mallard had been shot.
Detectives from the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office identified Ardoin as the suspect in this case. There was a warrant for his arrest. Detectives believe Mallard was murdered in Richmond and his body was placed at that location in Bay Point.
Ardoin is currently being held at the Martinez Detention Facility in lieu of $1 million bail.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Office of the Sheriff Investigation Division at 925-313-2600. For any tips, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.